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Norway supports film co-productions with developing countries

Film co-productions among countries are very common in order to get a movie done, these most of the times are supports given by festivals, foundations or even the government to get together a feature film or a documentary around the world.

This time we are going to talk about Norway, a Scandinavian country that we have always seen in the news for its great progress and achievements in all aspects, this time we also speak highly well of them because during the 64th San Sebastian Film Festival, Norwegian South Film Fund presented a program that helps film co-productions between Norway and developing countries.

You can click the link below where you can see the list of the countries:

Participant countries

The requirements are:

  1. Have a Norwegian co-producer, which is a private and independent production company established in Norway.
  2. The project has to be fiction or documentary with a minimum duration of 50 minutes.
  3. At least 50% of the budget must be already raised and confirmed when applying for this fund.
  4. The maximum aid for selected projects are a million Norwegian kroner, approximately 130.000€, 10% will be withheld to pay administrative costs of the production company in Norway.

For further information on how to submit your projects and see all the requirements, you can click on the following link:

Funding Film from Developing Countries

Norwegian producers

During this briefing at the San Sebastian Film Festival, they have given us a list of all producing companies participating or can participate in this fund, these are those that can be your co-producers in this country.

For this list, all you have to do is to send an email to with the subject:  COPRODUCTION WITH NORWAY, in the body message, do not leave it in blank, give us a short review of your project. With this, you will get a list of producers whom you can contact with your project.

Don’t be afraid of sending your project, this could be the beginning of a great collaboration.

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